Re: "Danger, Danger, Will Robinson!"

Subject: Re: "Danger, Danger, Will Robinson!"
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 1997 16:06:29 PDT

I wrote:
>> If you do a man-on-the-street survey, I'll bet that most would
>> consider "caution" to be a higher level of threat than "warning,"
>> and that "danger" would be the only one of the three that was
>> consistently associated with risk of life and limb.

Howard Rauch wrote:
>Whether you are right or wrong, the folks who developed ANSI Z535
>don'tagree with your position. That document establishes caution as
>the lowest level of threat and danger as the highest. Regardless of
>what the man on the street might think or say, if I'm being deposed
>in liability litigation, I would want a reliable standard to support
>my actions.

I'm rather more concerned that my man-in-the-street user not
be injured or killed.

-- Robert
Robert Plamondon, High-Tech Technical Writing, Inc.
36475 Norton Creek Road * Blodgett * Oregon * 97326
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